Post Tagged with: "Issue 80 (July/August 2006)"

Hannah Bannister and Jeremy Poynting of Peepal Tree Press. Photograph courtesy Peepal Tree Press

Peepal Tree Press spreads its branches

The world’s leading publisher of Caribbean literature makes its home in chilly Leeds.

The architect’s rendering of the new Trelawny Stadium in Jamaica. Photograph courtesy ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 Local Organising Committee Jamaica

Building excitement: hosting the ICC Cricket World Cup in the Caribbean

In 2007 the West Indies will host the ICC Cricket World Cup. James Fuller looks at how the host territories are preparing .

Rhythm roundup (July/August 2006)

Rhythm roundup (July/August 2006)

New albums from the Caribbean.

Illustration by Shalini Seereeram

Toffee experiment & more

Anu Lakhan embarks on the Great Experiment: to recreate, or at least approximate, the perfect toffee, plus more.

Dominique Le Gendre with accompanist Chris Willis in one of the rehearsal rooms at the Royal Opera House in London. Photograph by Georgia Popplewell

Dominique Le Gendre: musical tales

Trinidadian composer Dominique Le Gendre’s chamber suite Tales of the Islands comes home.

Illustration by James Hackett

Boy days: Patrick Chamoiseau

Is Patrick Chamoiseau’s Childhood a “minor” work? Maybe, says James Ferguson.

A squad of salseros executes a tricky move. Photograph by Charlie Santiago and Julio Costoso/Courtesy www.fotosenclave.com

Hot nights in San Juan

The tenth anniversary Puerto Rico Salsa Congress heats up San Juan.

Buju Banton. Photograph by URBANIMAGE.TV/Tim Barrow

Splashback: the return of Reggae Sunsplash

In 2006, Jamaica’s famous Reggae Sunsplash music festival returns after an absence of nine years. Garry Steckles, for one, is thrilled.

From the Shadows series (2005-6) by Stanley Greaves. Image courtesy Stanley Greaves/Zemicon Gallery

Gallery roundup (July/August 2006)

A roundup of exciting exhibitions at museums and galleries from Guyana to Jamaica to New York.

Illustration by Russel Halfhide

Start small, think big

How can individual investors with limited resources get into the stock market? James Fuller discovers Caribbean financial firms ready to help.